In this edition of In the News, learn about digital medicine and what it means for children with autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Read about a variation in care study, a recent FDA approved drug treatment for a specific childhood cancer, and why two Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia researchers are calling for improved pediatric palliative care measures. And lastly, join us in celebrating the addition of six new initiatives to CHOP’s Frontier Programs.
Tag Archive: N. Scott Adzick
As we approach the end of 2016, for good or ill, this time of year lends itself to reflection. To look back over these 12 months in research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we’ve decided to pick 12 of the most popular stories we’ve brought you in the past year.
It has been a whirlwind week for most Americans, so if you need to break away from political news to catch up with your science news, you’ve come to the right place.
Hats off to N. Scott Adzick, MD, surgeon-in-chief and the founder and director of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, on receiving Pennsylvania Bio’s Patient Impact Award at the organization’s annual dinner March 11.
Fetal spina bifida surgery to repair myelomeningocele is a remarkable and intricate procedure performed before birth. If untreated, spinal cord damage from amniotic fluid exposure is progressive during gestation.
Dr. Adzick will receive the prestigious 2013 John Scott Award at a ceremony tonight at Philadelphia’s American Philosophical Society.